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Thieves smash store, take phones

Monday, June 3, 2013 2:10 PM
Last updated 8:30 PM
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Two burglars were caught on surveillance video Sunday smashing their way into an Augusta cellphone dealership and stealing close to $1,500 in new smartphones.

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The owner of Page Link Wireless told Richmond County sheriff’s deputies Sunday that he reported to work to find the glass front door to the business at 3246 Wrightsboro Road smashed and numerous phones missing.

Store security footage showed two black males wearing dark clothing entering the shop about 3:30 a.m., according to an incident report from the sheriff’s office.

One of the burglars was older and holding a bag outside the store’s entrance, while the other was short, “small enough to fit through the divided window frame of the business’s door.”

Six phones – two each made by Apple, HTC and Samsung – were stolen. Their value was estimated at $1,485.

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rmwhitley 06/03/13 - 05:41 pm
Those 2

black males had to be Tea Party members. Aren't all black people?

nocnoc 06/03/13 - 06:53 pm
Everything they stole

is already been blacklisted and can likely never be used by a innocent 3rd party. Unless they allow it, waiting for a fool to turn one on to track them.

BTW: Just a warning, a lot of the stolen phones end up in one time Flea Market dealer stalls or on area Craigslist listings. The ads usually read along the lines.

Iphone 5 ______ brand new in the box. Ph #_________ $$$.00 obo. Where they then usually give out a pre-pay cell phone number ($14.95 from DG, or Walmart) which comes loaded $100 mins.


2 Notes:
1. AC how about a photo of the thieves?
2. Another example of how cameras DOCUMENT Crime, not stop it.

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